Corn Syrup

Recipe submitted by: Dani Gurrie

Need corn syrup for a recipe but don't have it? You can make your own
cook 10 minutes
cook 15 minutes
cook 2 cups

What's in it


2 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup water
1/4 teaspoon cream of tarter
Dash of salt

How to cook it


  • In a heavy 2 1/2 quart saucepan, combine all ingredients over medium heat. Stir till mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer. Cover pan and cook 3 minutes, just to reduce crystal build−up on sides of pan.
  • Uncover and cook, stirring often to "soft ball stage"−−or when you drop a little from a spoon into a glass of cold water and it drops to bottom of water in a soft ball.
  • Cool the syrup completely and store in covered container at room temperature to be used within 2 months. Makes about 2 cups.

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